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Algal bloom monitoring June 16, 2016: The cyanobacterial situation typical for early summer
Press release | Published: 2016-06-16

No blooms of cyanobacteria have been observed in Finnish waters. In lakes, low amounts of cyanobacteria have been observed at twelve observation sites. In sea areas, no blooms have as yet been observe......

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Research & Development > Water > Algal bloom monitoring June 16, 2016: The cyanobacterial situation typical for early summer
Towards Cleaner Air – new report on transboundary air pollution
News | Published: 2016-06-15

SYKE experts have taken part in compiling the new UNECE report on transboundary air pollution. Emissions have declined in Europe and North America, thanks to effective pollution measures. In Europe av......

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Current > News > Towards Cleaner Air – new report on transboundary air pollution
Research & Development > Climate change > Towards Cleaner Air – new report on transboundary air pollution
Research & Development > Consumption and production > Towards Cleaner Air – new report on transboundary air pollution
New operative system for managing the water balance of mines
Press release | Published: 2016-06-14

A new tool has been developed for predicting and managing the water balance of mines, which can be used to calculate the water balances of a mining area and produce forecasts to support mining operati......

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Current > Press releases > New operative system for managing the water balance of mines
Research & Development > Consumption and production > New operative system for managing the water balance of mines
Research & Development > Water > New operative system for managing the water balance of mines
Algal bloom monitoring June 9, 2016: Abundance of cyanobacteria still low
Press release | Published: 2016-06-09

Only few observations of cyanobacteria have been made so far. In lakes, low amounts of cyanobacteria have been observed at six observation sites. Surface waters have cooled to temperatures approaching......

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Current > Algal reviews > Algal bloom monitoring June 9, 2016: Abundance of cyanobacteria still low
Research & Development > Water > Algal bloom monitoring June 9, 2016: Abundance of cyanobacteria still low
Algal bloom monitoring June 2, 2016: Cyanobacteria not observed in the Finnish sea areas and lakes
Press release | Published: 2016-06-02

The cyanobacterial situation is typical for early June. In the Finnish sea areas, no cyanobacterial blooms have been observed. In lakes, there were only few observations of low amounts of cyanobacteri......

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Current > Algal reviews > Algal bloom monitoring June 2, 2016: Cyanobacteria not observed in the Finnish sea areas and lakes
Research & Development > Water > Algal bloom monitoring June 2, 2016: Cyanobacteria not observed in the Finnish sea areas and lakes
Considerable risk of blue-green algal blooms in some of Finland's sea areas in the summer of 2016
Press release | Published: 2016-06-02

According to the estimate of the Finnish Environment Institute’s Marine Research Centre, this year the risk of blue-green algal blooms is considerable in a large part of the Gulf of Finland, the Finni......

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Current > Press releases > Considerable risk of blue-green algal blooms in some of Finland's sea areas in the summer of 2016
Research & Development > Water > Considerable risk of blue-green algal blooms in some of Finland's sea areas in the summer of 2016
New report on the development of Myanmar’s environmental administration completed with Finnish support
Press release | Published: 2016-05-25

Myanmar is undergoing industrialisation and urbanisation at a rapid pace. According to an assessment conducted by the Finnish Environment Institute, it is important to develop basic functions of Myanm......

Current > Press releases > New report on the development of Myanmar’s environmental administration completed with Finnish support
A correspondence on invasive species was published in Nature
News | Published: 2016-05-23

A correspondence on invasive species was just published in the high level scientific journal, Nature. In this Letter led by a senior scientist Maiju Lehtiniemi from SYKE’s Marine Research Centre the r......

Current > News > A correspondence on invasive species was published in Nature
Combat of oil spill in coastal arctic water - effectiveness and environmental effects
Content page | Published: 2016-05-23

Combating oil spill in Greenland © Lonnie B. Wilms The main objective of WP4 is to improve the knowledge base for combating oil spills in icy and cold waters. It is assessed that the...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Integrated oil spill response actions and environmental effects – GRACE > Combat of oil spill in coastal arctic water - effectiveness and environmental effects
Management, dissemination and communication
Content page | Published: 2016-05-23

A view of the Canadian coastal sea ice. © Kirsten Jørgensen Objectives - to manage the project work efficiently in order to produce a smooth reporting to EC- to coordinate the a...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Integrated oil spill response actions and environmental effects – GRACE > Management, dissemination and communication
Oil biodegradation and bioremediation
Content page | Published: 2016-05-23

Oil under ice in a tank. © Nga Phuong Dang Objective: Assessment of natural degradation rates of different oil fractions in seawater and sediments, and taking into account environmen...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Integrated oil spill response actions and environmental effects – GRACE > Oil biodegradation and bioremediation
Oil impacts on biota using biomarkers and ecological risks assessment
Content page | Published: 2016-05-23

Picture of the adverse impacts of oil in a zebrafish. © Thomas-Benjamin Seiler Objective:  The objective of WP3 is to improve the knowledge on the biological impacts of oil spil...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Integrated oil spill response actions and environmental effects – GRACE > Oil impacts on biota using biomarkers and ecological risks assessment
Oil spill detection, monitoring, fate and distribution
Content page | Published: 2016-05-23

Installing a smartbuoy. © Meritaito Objective:  Evaluation of existing oil spill detection and monitoring systems, integration with decision support tools to improve situational...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Integrated oil spill response actions and environmental effects – GRACE > Oil spill detection, monitoring, fate and distribution
Strategic Net Environmental Benefit Analysis
Content page | Published: 2016-05-23

Polar bear on an oily ice in Greenland. © Janne Fritt-Rasmussen Objectives: A Strategic Net Environmental Benefit Analysis tool will be developed for decision-making on inclusion of ...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Integrated oil spill response actions and environmental effects – GRACE > Strategic Net Environmental Benefit Analysis
SYKE introduced a report on sustainable forest management to ENVI Committee
News | Published: 2016-05-18

The European Parliament Committee on Environment, Public Health and Food Safety (ENVI) delegation visited the Finnish Environment Institute SYKE, where a new report on sustainable forest management wa......

Current > News > SYKE introduced a report on sustainable forest management to ENVI Committee
Policy certainty, solidarity and low costs drive Paris Agreement implementation
Press release | Published: 2016-05-02

The historic global climate agreement, the “Paris Agreement” was opened for signature on the 22nd of April 2016. The negotiations on the implementation of the agreement start in May. These negotiation......

Current > Press releases > Policy certainty, solidarity and low costs drive Paris Agreement implementation
Article by SYKE researchers selected Highly Commended Paper by network awards for excellence
News | Published: 2016-04-29

The scientific article by Kirsi Mäkinen, Paula Kivimaa and Ville Helminen, “Path creation for urban mobility transitions - linking aspects of urban form to transport policy analysis” was published in ......

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Current > News > Article by SYKE researchers selected Highly Commended Paper by network awards for excellence
Research & Development > Built environment > Article by SYKE researchers selected Highly Commended Paper by network awards for excellence
Research & Development > Climate change > Article by SYKE researchers selected Highly Commended Paper by network awards for excellence
The climate challenge requires significant new innovations for Finnish wood use
Press release | Published: 2016-04-27

An international agreement was made in Paris to substantially reduce greenhouse gas emissions over the coming decades. However, a recent study shows that the current Finnish wood bioeconomy fails to m......

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Current > Press releases > The climate challenge requires significant new innovations for Finnish wood use
Research & Development > Climate change > The climate challenge requires significant new innovations for Finnish wood use
Research & Development > Consumption and production > The climate challenge requires significant new innovations for Finnish wood use
Research & Development > Ecosystem services > The climate challenge requires significant new innovations for Finnish wood use
Results
Content page | Published: 2016-04-19

Huttunen, S., Peltomaa, J. 2016. Agri-environmental policies and ’good farming’ in cultivation practices at Finnish farms. Journal of Rural Studies 44, 217-226. (Abstract and full text from publis......

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Farming culture in transition to sustainable agriculture - a practice approach > Results
Working at SYKE
Content page | Published: 2016-04-04

The Finnish Environment Institute SYKE is both a research institute, and a centre for environmental expertise. SYKE’s research focuses on changes in the environment, and seeks ways to control...

SYKE Info > Working at SYKE

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